Checking Printer Information

Article ID: ART162445 | Date published: 09/17/2015 | Date last updated: 06/09/2016
 

Description

Checking Printer Information

Solution

You can check the printer status and change the printer settings using the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Note

  • You can use this function on the following OS and the web browser.

    • iOS device

      OS: iOS 6.1 or later

      Web browser: iOS standard Web browser (Mobile Safari)

    • Android device

      OS: Android 2.3.3 or later

      Web browser: Android standard Web browser (Browser or Chrome)

    • Mac OS device

      OS: Mac OS X v.10.6 or later

      Web browser: Safari 5.1 or later

    • Windows device

      OS: Windows XP or later

      Web browser: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Google Chrome 38.0.2125.104m or later, Mozilla Firefox 33.0 or later

    1. Check machine's IP address and serial number.

      Print the network setting information to check the machine's IP address and serial number by following the steps below.

      1. Make sure machine is turned on.

      2. Load two sheets of A4 or Letter-sized plain paper.

      3. Flick HOME screen and tap Setup.

        Using the Operation Panel

        The menu screen is displayed.

      4. Tap Device settings.

      5. Tap LAN settings.

      6. Tap Confirm LAN settings.

      7. Tap Print LAN details.

      8. Tap Yes.

        The machine starts printing the network setting information.

      9. Check "IP Address" column and "Serial Number" column on network setting information sheet.

        Note

        • The password has been specified to the machine serial number at the time of purchase. Checking the serial number is not required if you have already changed to any password.

    2. Open web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer and enter IP address.

      Enter as following in the URL field of the web browser.

      http://XXX.XX.X.XXX

      For "XXX.XX.X.XXX", enter the IP address that you checked in the "IP Address" column on the network setting information sheet.

      see an example: 
       

      When you access, the printer information will be displayed on the web browser on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

      If you want to check the printer status and change the printer settings, proceed to the next step. If you do not, close the web browser.

    3. Select Log on to check printer status and change printer settings.

      The Admin password authentication screen is displayed.

      Important

      • Before the Admin password authentication screen is displayed, a message to warn you that the identification information is not verified may be displayed.

        You can set not to display a message by specifying the SSL/TLS settings of certificate for encrypted communication in step 5.

    4. Enter password.

      The password is specified to the machine serial number at the time of purchase. If you have not changed the password yet, enter the machine serial number that is printed on the "Serial Number" column of the network setting information sheet.

      When the password authentication is complete, the menus that can be utilized are displayed on the web browser.

    5. Check printer status and change printer settings.

      You can utilize the following menus.

      Printer status

      This function displays printer information such as the remaining ink amount, the status, and detailed error information. You can also connect to the ink purchase site or support page, and use Web Services.

      Utilities

      This function allows you to set and execute the printer utility functions such as cleaning. Device settings

      This function allows you to change the printer settings such as the quiet setting, the energy saving settings, and the print settings.

      AirPrint settings

      This function allows you to specify the AirPrint settings, such as position information.

      Web service connection setup

      This function allows you to register to Google Cloud Print or IJ Cloud Printing Center, or delete a registration.

      Security

      This function allows you to specify the administrator password and SSL/TLS settings of certificate for encrypted communication.

      Important

      • The password is specified to the machine serial number at the time of purchase.

        For the password, refer to Administrator Password.

      • The following character restrictions apply to the password that you change:
        • Set the password by using 4 to 32 characters.
        • The allowed characters are single-byte alphanumeric characters.
        • For security reasons, we recommend you use 6 and more alphanumeric characters.

        System info and LAN settings

        This function allows you to check the system information and to change the LAN settings.

        Firmware update

        This function allows you to update the firmware and check version information.

        Language selection

        This function allows you to change the language on the display.

        Manual (Online)

        This function displays the Online Manual.

       
    6. When you finish checking printer status and changing printer settings, select Log off.
       
    7. Close web browser.

     


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